How common are golden campines?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ricemazter, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. ricemazter

    ricemazter Out Of The Brooder

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    I have recently been to a few different chicken swaps in my area, and have noticed an odd lack of the golden campine breed. I have only seen them once before at a swap, and I was wondering if they are an uncommon breed. Our own golden campines seem nice enough, our roo is a bit bitey though,. So are they unpopular uncommon or what?
     
  2. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The CAMPINE is very uncommon.
    I'd consider their world wide status extremely rare.
    I'd love to get ahold of some true golds that meet the campine standards. [​IMG]
     
  3. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Golden Campines are pretty uncommon. Silver Campines even more rare. There are a few hatcheries that sell Campines, but most do not come close to meeting the standard. In my experience, most hatchery Campines are too small and much more flighty than exhibition lines, not to mention the poor barring. Heritage or exhibition Campines are beyond rare. IMHO, Campines are fantastic birds and are in great need of more dedicated breeders.
     
  4. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what! how the heck do you guys think campines are uncommon! well that must just be america. in australia we have them just like any other chooks! we have silver campines and we defiently don't think they are rare. must just be america.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  5. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to see a good quality campine.
     
  6. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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